Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a list of directives that will allow you to contain the content of a text file inside an HTML file. This way, you are able to add some content to various webpages on your site and adjust it by just updating a single text file. You are able to additionally incorporate the output of various scripts in order that the current date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of a file display on your site. This will help you add in some dynamic content to static pages, making the website more desirable to your website visitors and creating a much more professional look and feel. It will be easier to update this content in comparison with editing every static page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes on your site, the web pages that contain the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting

All of the cloud hosting plans we offer support Server Side Includes, so you can include dynamic components to any static website that you host on our cloud system. By making a clear .htaccess file and entering a few lines of code inside it, you can activate SSI for a domain or maybe a subdomain. The file in question needs to be in the particular folder where you will make use of SSI and you'll discover the code inside our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you do not need any coding experience. The 24/7 tech support crew shall also be able to assist you with activating Server Side Includes if you're not certain how to proceed. You should also make sure to modify the extension of all your files that will utilize SSI from .html to .shtml and make sure that the links on your website lead to the appropriate files.